A Chair for My Mother (25th Anniversary Edition)

People, Identity & Culture
Vera B. Williams
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Greenwillow Books
People, Identity & Culture

This story relates the efforts of three generations of African-American women who define a goal to help them recover from a disastrous fire. They have discovered that material positions can never define a family. However, one warm, cozy chair just may position the adversity squarely in the past and herald a more comfortable future.

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Ivy Aberdeen’s Letter to the World

Ashley Herring Blake

When a tornado rips through town, Ivy Aberdeen's house is destroyed and her family displaced. Ivy feels invisible and ignored in the aftermath of the storm—and what's worse, her notebook filled with secret drawings of girls holding hands has gone missing.

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